July 23, 2009
[efoods]A foreign ministry spokesman quoted by the communist state’s official news agency in Pyongyang accused Mrs Clinton of making “a spate of vulgar remarks unbecoming for her position everywhere she went since she was sworn in”.
“We cannot but regard Mrs Clinton as a funny lady as she likes to utter such rhetoric, unaware of the elementary etiquette in the international community,” the spokesman said. “Sometimes she looks like a primary schoolgirl and sometimes a pensioner going shopping.”
The North took particular umbrage at recent comments by Mrs Clinton likening Pyongyang’s recent missile launches to the behaviour of an unruly, attention-seeking teenager.